Whether you’re trying to cut down your calorie intake or have always wished for a flatter tum , diets can be exhausting. And with winter upon us, a huge bowl of salad is the last thing any of us want to tuck into after getting home from work. Fortunately, increasing research into our eating habits mean that simple, everyday hacks could assist your weight loss without you having to make huge sacrifices. From switching off the television come dinnertime to sitting at the table with friends and family, these are the genius ways to lose weight without having to go on a diet . Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Low-fat diets could increase your risk of an early death Foods that contain a lot more salt than you think 10 reasons why you should go vegan pronto
We’re willing to bet that every one of you reading this could benefit from a little stress relief. Whether you’re working extra long days, dealing with a breakup, or suffering from news-overload (trust us, it’s a thing), we all have are own triggers, and unfortunately all that stress can wreak havoc on your overall wellbeing—from lack of much-needed sleep to lowered immunity.
Some of us unfortunately suffer from all kinds of sleep problems during the night. Whether it’s dust allergies or insomnia, it’s safe to say a lot of us aren’t getting our recommended eight hours. NASA of all places has found the one thing that could improve your night’s sleep : houseplants. Simply putting a little greenery on your bedside table can ensure the air in your bedroom is free of pollutants and other insomnia-causers such as stress and anxiety. Here are just a few of NASA’s top plant recommendations. Let us know if they work. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Houseplant hacks: How to keep your succulents and cacti happy This is how your personality affects your sleep Sleeping in a cold room is better for your health, says science
Stress is one of those things most people know they need less of, but struggle to actually put that in practice. Now, here’s more motivation to try cut back on your stress levels: It could wreck havoc on your health. According to a new mouse study published in the journal Scientific Reports, stress can negatively impact your gut microbiota (the microorganisms that are crucial to your digestive and metabolic health) the same way as eating a junk food diet.
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